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Senior Electrical Designer

GHD Pty Ltd

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Engineering / Electrical, Power & Instrumentation

Job description:

As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD has much to offer. Become part of a connected global network operating across five continents and the Pacific region. Passionate about the developing needs of communities, we have a reputation for providing practical and innovative solutions to extract and deliver, generate, transmit, distribute and recover a diverse range of energy and resources economically and sustainably.

The Role
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electrical Designer to join our Power Generation & Systems team within the South Queensland Operating Centre. Your key function will be to carry out preliminary electrical detailed design to a high standard for our team of engineers to review and edit. As a key function within a team of professionals, you will play an integral part in providing exceptional technical skills to enable the team to achieve its business objectives. You will assist senior staff through carrying out professional service tasks using AutoCAD and other design/drafting software of appropriate scope and complexity to deliver projects from concept stage to construction.

Duties for this role will include:

  • Preparation of detailed drawings that require a degree of technical design utilising knowledge of relevant design principles
  • Preparation of technical reports, tender specifications and documents
  • Carrying out quality checks and procedures
  • Preparation of calculations for quantities and costing of projects
  • Communication with clients on details and recommend improvements and innovations
  • Pursuit of professional development opportunities
  • Assistance to senior staff with technical tasks in the day-to-day operation of the office

The successful candidate will also possess the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years Electrical design/drafting experience
  • A Diploma qualification or Electrical Engineering qualification
  • Well-developed communication skills – both oral and written
  • Sound knowledge of the Queensland Power industry and technical standards
  • The ability to manage strict deadlines to ensure the work is completed on time and to a high standard
  • Experience with Poles and Wires, Powercad and Revit MEP would be beneficial

Join a professional community of more than 8500 committed people who come together seamlessly and share a vision for a sustainable future. Make a move to GHD and transform your job into a rewarding career.

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